Comparing Your Window Options: Fiberglass, Wood, or Vinyl Windows?

New windows are an excellent investment in your home. However, finding the right type of windows for your home can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately, a number of high-quality products are on the market today. Our window contractors can help you to learn more about each one of your options, but consider these three common choice’s first:

Vinyl Windows

Many people turn to vinyl windows because they offer a number of nice features. You can choose from a wide range of architectural design options. They perform well, too. Depending on the style, you will find these are lower in price than other types of windows. They have a small, maintenance-free surface without any exposed hinges. They are simple to maintain and offer good sound reduction. They are a good option for energy efficiency, too.

Fiberglass Windows

In Minnesota and Wisconsin, fiberglass windows are one of the most popular options. They are highly energy efficient and durable, even in the harsh weather conditions. Yet, they are easy to maintain. We recommend this option when you need a low-maintenance window that’s beautiful and durable. Though a bit more expensive than some others, they tend to last longer and maintain their overall look for years to come.

Ultrex or Wood Windows

Ultrex wood windows are also good options to consider. They are highly durable (considered about eight times stronger than your average vinyl window), and they look stunning. If you do not want to pass on the traditional wood look for windows, this is the type of product to consider. Many of these will last for decades and will never sag.

What to Consider When Buying Windows

Our window contractors work closely with you to understand what your needs and desires are for new windows. While price is important, you also want to consider:

●        How energy efficient the windows are

●        The desired look you want (do you want a wood appearance?)

●        The architectural design that fits your home

●        How much maintenance the windows require

●        How they open and shut

●        The pane thickness (which impacts energy efficiency)

Today’s newest products from leading manufacturers are beautiful, durable, and easy to maintain. Many of these can add a significant amount of value to your home, too. If you have thought about new windows but haven’t been sure which to choose from, let our team help you.

Let Us Help You Choose the Best Windows for Your Home

When you call C&T Siding, we’ll provide a full consultation to discuss each one of your window options with you. Serving all of Western Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota, our licensed and experienced window contractors are just a phone call away. Call us at 651-483-6146 for an appointment.

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